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Re: current example for Re: Cognitive Disability

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 17:10:27 -0500 (EST)
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
cc: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>, Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, W3C WAI IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0111081708550.723-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Thu, 8 Nov 2001, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

one of the best reasons to use a text based web browser and search in text
mode....it only opens one window (page) at a time and has very little
spurious stuff on it, and nothing blinking, flashing, moving or otherwise
distracting.  (also works well with ADD)

Bob


> many pages have a totally spurious banner
> You have 1 email
> or similar.
> 
> My students assume this is TRUE, and have difficulty believing me.
> Of course they can take literally years to remember this.
> That is ones that can read.
> 
> They are easily distracted, and this makes searching very slow.
> They often have a dozen windows open, and don't realise....
> tx
> 
> jonathan chetwynd
> 
> http://www.peepo.com         "The first and still the best picture directory
> on the web"
> http://www.learningdifficulty.org.uk "Our guide to helping people with a
> learning difficulty get the most from the web"
> 

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